Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

Here you will find all of CURL's research projects and publications. 

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Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement

Gateways is a refereed journal which publishes articles produced through university-community cooperative research projects. It provides an international forum for academics, practitioners and community representatives to explore issues and reflect on practices relating to the full range of engaged activity. The journal publishes evaluative case studies of community engagement initiatives; analyses of the policy environment; and theoretical reflections that contribute to the scholarship of engagement.
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Youth Participatory Evaluation for Community Change Workshop

The Center for Urban Research and Learning partnered with University of Michigan's Program for Youth and Community to provide participatory evaluation research workshops to youth in the community. The two-day workshop prepared young people to employ practical participatory tools for gathering information at the community level. Through the workshop, young people developed specific skills and practical tools for program evaluation, assessments of community needs and assets, policy issue analysis, and other studies.
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